Israeli court sentences 68-year-old Bedouin citizen to 10 months in prison – for trespassing his own land

Jonathan Ofir The Bedouin village of Al Araqib in the southern Negev has been demolished for well over 100 times. Its ethnic cleansing follows a similar pattern and logic to that of other Bedouin villages such as Umm Al Hiran, which saw violent ethnic cleansing operations this year, also involving extrajudicial execution of an Israeli Bedouin citizen. Now the state reaches... Continue Reading →

Israeli torture of Palestinian children ‘institutional’

Confessions by Palestinians who have been tortured are regularly accepted by Israeli judges, rights groups say. By Ben White  (Ben White is a freelance journalist, writer and activist, specialising in Palestine/Israel.) A recent article published by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz has confirmed the extent to which Shin Bet interrogators subject their prisoners to torture. Methods include slapping... Continue Reading →

Israel to set up fund for poor states to buy votes in UN

The Israeli Channel 2 report said the country will distribute $50m.   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to establish a $50m fund to support development in poorer countries and get the country diplomatic backing, according to Israeli media reports. If the report by Israel's Channel 2 and other outlets is confirmed, the move... Continue Reading →

Israeli law-maker :Mothers of all Palestinians should be killed and their blood shall be on all their heads

Ayelet Shaked, Israeli parliament member and law-maker has accused all Palestinians of being terrorists, and wishes death on all Palestinians,supporting the Israeli military agression. Ayelet Shaked wrote this on her Facebook page: “Behind every terrorist stand dozens of men and women, without whom he could not engage in terrorism. They are all enemy , and... Continue Reading →

Palestinian children beaten, tortured under Israeli interrogation

Several Palestinian child prisoners in Ofer prison revealed their experiences with torture and mistreatment to Palestinian lawyer Wael Awakah, including beatings and threats by Israeli occupation soldiers and interrogators from the moment of their arrest. Awakah reported that Waleed Riyad al-Dali, 14 years old, a tenth-grade student and a resident of the village of Biddu in... Continue Reading →

Israeli President: Time to admit that Israel is a sick society, the Israeli Holocaust against the Palestinians is worse than Nazis

The time has come to admit that Israel is a sick society, with an illness that demands treatment, President Reuven Rivlin said at the opening session on Sunday of a conference on From Hatred of the Stranger to Acceptance of the Other. Both Rivlin and Prof. Ruth Arnon, president of the Israel Academy of Sciences... Continue Reading →

Students sue Israeli airlines for ethnic profiling, strip searching & alleged sexual assault

FILE PHOTO: Passengers queue for security control, Tel Aviv. © Siegfried Modola / Reuters Three students have sued two Israeli airlines over what they claim was an ethnically profiled strip search amounting to sexual assault. The three masters students of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are Palestinian citizens of Israel and were on their way... Continue Reading →

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